Latin American Studies

The following 2016-2017 courses count for concentration credit in the Latin American Studies field.

In most cases, this means that at least 50% of the material in the course relates directly to the student’s field. If you find a course that you think is well-suited to your own particular course of study, but that does not appear on the list, please petition the Committee on Instruction for credit, keeping in mind the 50% guideline.

Look to the key below to determine which courses can count towards specific field requirements. Click on the requirement term to see a short list of courses that fulfill that field requirement. If you have any questions, please direct them to Assistant Director of Studies Daniel Loss.

Key to Requirements:

 

 

 

  • African and African American Studies 124X. [Afro-Latino Letters]. TBA.   
  • African and African American Studies 199X. Social Revolutions in Latin America. de la Fuente Pre-M20
  • Anthropology 190. [Encountering the Conquistadors]. TBA Col Pre-M20
  • Anthropology 1648. [Latin@s Remaking America: Immigration, Culture and Language]. Carrasco  
  • Anthropology 1785. Law and Violence in Latin America. Jusionyte
  • Anthropology 1795. [The Politics of Language and Identity in Latin America]. Laserna
  • Comparative Literature 125. Exploding Markets: A Century of Literary Trends. Kantor
  • Culture and Belief 21. Pathways through the Andes - Culture, History, and Beliefs in Andean America. Urton HS Col Pre-M20
  • Ethnicity, Migration, Rights 120. [Encountering the Conquistadors]. Liebmann Col Pre-M20
  • Government 94HG. The Politics and Political Economy of Inequality in Latin America. Hagopian  
  • Government 94Q. US-Latin American Relations. Dominguez  
  • Government 1292. Politics in Brazil. Hagopian HS  
  • Government 1295. Comparative Politics in Latin America. Levitsky
  • History 13E. [History of Modern Mexico]. Weld HS Pre-M20
  • History 1032. A History of Brazil, from Independence to the Present. Chalhoub HS Pre-M20
  • History 1511. Latin America and the United States. Weld HS  
  • History 1513. [History of Modern Latin America]. Weld HS Pre-M20
  • History 1520. Colonial Latin America. Herzog HS Col Pre-M20
  • History 1913. Dirty Wars, Peace Processes, and the Politics of History in Latin America. Weld  
  • History 1930. [Literature and Social History: A View from Brazil]. Chalhoub Pre-M20
  • History 1931. [Slavery, Disease and Race: A View from Brazil]. Chalhoub Pre-M20
  • History 1932. Fictions of Adultery: from Flaubert to Machado de Assis. Chalhoub Pre-M20
  • History 1937. Social Revolutions in Latin America. de la Fuente Pre-M20
  • History & Literature 90BR. Cultures of Commodity Production Across the Americas. Sullivan  HS Col Pre-M20
  • History & Literature 90CC. Boundaries, Borders, Bodies. Gharavi  
  • History & Literature 90CO. Latin American Cultural Criticism. Carrasco LS Pre-M20
  • History of Art & Architecture 191X. [Books and Things in the Colonial World]. TBA Col Pre-M20
  • History of Science 140: Public Health on the Border: Race, Politics, and Health in Modern Mexico. Soto Laveaga
  • Humanities 10A. A Humanities Colloquium: From Homer to Garcia Marquez. Menand  
  • Humanities 10B. A Humanities Colloquium: From Joyce to Homer. Greenblatt  
  • Humanities 11A. Frameworks: The Art of Looking. Roberts  
  • Humanities 11B. Frameworks: The Art of Listening. Rehding  
  • Humanities 11C. [Frameworks: The Art of Reading]. Puett  
  • Humanities 12. Essential Works in World Literature. Damrosch  
  • Humanities 52. [Human History]. TBA
  • Latin American Studies 70. [Modernity, Culture and Politics in Latin America]. TBA
  • Music 193R. Topics in Music from 1800 to the Present. Madrid-Gonzalez
  • Portuguese 61. Performing Arts in The Portuguese-Speaking World. TBA  
  • Portuguese 70. Beyond Samba and Bossa Nova: The Construction of Brazilian Society through the Study of Music. Gontijo  
  • Portuguese 90CU. [Circus and Utopia in Brazilian Culture]. TBA  
  • Portuguese 90ML. [Brazilian Popular Music and Literature]. TBA  
  • Portuguese 105. [New Perspectives on Brazilian Poetry]. TBA Pre-M20
  • Portuguese 128. [Rhyme, Rhythm, and Verse in Brazil]. TBA LS Pre-M20
  • Portuguese 145. [Transatlantic Africa and Brazil]. TBA Col Pre-M20
  • Portuguese 146: Devouring and Being: Anthropophagy and Cannibalism through the "Ontological Turn". Robbins
  • Romance Studies 109. The Global Game: Soccer, Politics, and Popular Culture. Erspamer  
  • Romance Studies 110. [Haiti, Cuba, Martinique: Cultures of Resistance]. TBA
  • Social Studies 98OW. Crime and Governance in Latin America. Jusionyte
  • Societies of the World 15. The Cuban Revolution, 1956-1971: A Self-Debate. Dominguez  
  • Societies of the World 30. [Moctezuma's Mexico: Then and Now]. Carrasco HS Col Pre-M20
  • Societies of the World 34. The Caribbean: Globalization, Socio-Economic Development & Cultural Adaptation. Patterson HS Pre-M20
  • Societies of the World 40. The Incas: The Last Great Empire of Pre-Columbian South America. Urton HS Col Pre-M20
  • Spanish 61N. Advanced Spanish Language and Culture: The Ethics of Business. Gutierrez  
  • Spanish 71B. Introduction to Modern Latin American Literature. Delgado LS 
  • Spanish 71CB. [Modern Survey: Civilization and Barbarism in Latin American Literature]. TBA LS Col Pre-M20
  • Spanish 80GR. [How To Do Things With Grammar: The Poet in Love and War]. TBA  
  • Spanish 85. The 'Aztecs' Thought Otherwise: Indigenous Culture in Mexico. Vega Olmedo Col Pre-M20
  • Spanish 86. Indigenous Plant Knowledge, Magic and Shamanism in Latin America. Vega Olmedo Col Pre-M20
  • Spanish 90NP. [Invaders as Ancestors, Gods and Vampires]. TBA Col Pre-M20
  • Spanish 90SJ. [Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz or "America's Phoenix"]. TBA Col Pre-M20
  • Spanish 109. [Displacing Spain: Workshop on 20th and 21st-Century Transatlantic Poetry]. TBA  
  • Spanish 117. Kingmakers, Dangerous Grandmothers and Inconsolable Prostitutes: Women in Conquest Narratives. Vega Olmedo Col Pre-M20
  • Spanish 118. [Transversal Poetics: Workshop on Translation and "Transcreation" of Latin American Poetry]. TBA  
  • Spanish 122. [Figures and Fictions of Venture Capital and the Law in the Spanish Conquest]. TBA Col Pre-M20
  • Spanish 126. Performing Latinidad. Garcia Pena  
  • Spanish 144. [Poetry, Art and Adversity]. TBA  
  • Spanish 145. The Mexican Revolution in Literature and Art. Delgado Pre-M20
  • Spanish 146. Tropical Fantasies: The Hispanic Caribbean and Haiti in Contemporary Literature. Garcia Pena  
  • Spanish 152. [Magical Realism and Its Discontent: Latin American Novels That Didn't Bloom]. TBA  
  • Spanish 156. [The Colonial City as Palimpsest]. TBA Col Pre-M20
  • Spanish 158. Transversal Poetics: Workshops on Translation and Transcreation of Latin American Poetry. Delgado  
  • Spanish 165. Bilingual Arts. Sommer
  • Spanish 194. [The Borges Machine]. TBA Pre-M20
  • United States in the World 28. Slavery/Capitalism/Imperialism: The US in the Nineteenth Century. Johnson HS Pre-M20
  • Visual and Environmental Studies 196D. [The Documentary in Latin America]. TBA
  • Women, Gender, and Sexuality 1221. [La Chicana: Race, Gender, and Mexican-American Identity]. TBA